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Necessary but not sufficient? Youth responses to localised returns to education in Australia

Biddle, Nicholas


In this paper, the 2001 Australian Census is used to estimate predicted net benefits of education at a small geographic level. These are then linked to youth in the areas to test the associations with high school participation. This is done separately for Indigenous youth, a population sub-group with historically low levels of education participation. The results confirm that, in general, localised predicted benefits of education do have a significant association with participation. For the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Education Economics
DOI: 10.1080/09645292.2010.511843


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